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The campaign between Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis (center) and incumbent Sen. Kay R. Hagan has cost $111 million. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Sen. Kay Hagan, North Carolina Democrat, and Republican Thom Tillis, speaker of the state House, remain locked in a neck-and-neck race heading into the final week of the 2014 campaign. A Civitas poll last week showed them tied at 44 percent. (Associated Press)

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Shaking it up: Libertarian Party candidate Sean Haugh gets in the middle of a tight race between Democratic Sen. Kay R. Hagan and Republican challenger Thom Tillis. He said most of his supporters are fed up with the major parties. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., makes a comment during a live televised debate with North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis at UNC-TV studios in Research Triangle Park, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, Pool)

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Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., listens as North Carolina Republican Senate candidate Thom Tillis speaks during a meet and greet at Big Ed’s City Market in Raleigh, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Paul is helping Tillis even after supporting Tillis' chief rival in the GOP primary. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

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Sen. Kay Hagan, North Carolina Democrat, has borne the brunt of attacks from challenger Thom Tillis, who accuses her of absenteeism from Senate Armed Services Committee meeting. Mrs. Hagan, in turn, has alleged Mr. Tillis is "waffling" about how he'd confront the Islamic State threat. (Associated Press)

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North Carolina House of Representatives Sergeant-at-Arms Clyde Cook Jr., center, huddles with General Assembly Officer C. Honeycutt, far left, and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis' executive assistant William Morales, back to camera, as activists Jason McCullen, 22, of Raleigh, left in doorway, and Pastor Rubye Harris, right, listen in, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Fifteen activists held a sit-in at Tillis' office. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Corey Lowenstein)

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Protesters hold hands during Moral Tuesday protests at the North Carolina General Assembly, Tuesday, May 27, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Fifteen demonstrators seeking repeal of GOP legislative policies shut themselves in House Speaker Thom Tillis’ office for a sit-in Tuesday, but the chamber’s top Republican and U.S. Senate nominee did not answer their calls to meet with them. (AP Photo/The News & Observer, Corey Lowenstein)

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In this May 6, 2014, photo Thom Tillis speaks to supporters at a election night rally in Charlotte, N.C., after winning the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, May 6, 2014. Tillis' victory in the North Carolina Senate primary has spurred both sides to immediately draw battle lines that could frame Senate races across the nation. After dispatching several tea party and Christian-right rivals on Tuesday, Tillis quickly cast Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan as an Obama acolyte. Hagan countered quickly, painting the North Carolina House speaker as the face of Republican extremism. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

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Thom Tillis speaks to supporters at a election night rally in Charlotte, N.C., after winning the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate Tuesday, May 6, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)